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The perils of buying a Google pizza

“Is this Gordon’s Pizza?” “No sir, it’s Google Pizza.” “Sorry. I must have called the wrong number.” “No sir, Google bought Gordon’s Pizza last month.” “OK. I’d like to order a pizza.” “Do you want the usual?” “The usual?” “According … Continue reading

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Book review: David Eggers ~ The Circle

“Richard Thomas, the information commissioner, has warned that Britain could be sleepwalking into an East German-style surveillance society, holding extensive but secret files on all citizens.”* The capabilities of technological surveillance in 2004 were negligible in relation to 2017. The … Continue reading

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Revolution

History was reversed at the Millennium Without blood, without a whimper No- one noticed. A silent revolution that Swept like a few grams of ricin Through an over- crowded prison. But these revolutionaries wanted fearful people Not heaps of corpses. … Continue reading

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